Solara Hospitality Wins Prestigious Award

Clancy Cipkala & Andy Briggs receiving award from Marriott Executives

Marriott International Presents Solara Hospitality Its Prestigious 2018 Horizon Award

COLUMBIA, S.C. , - Marriott International presented Solara Hospitality its Horizon Award at the brand’s recent annual 2018 Connect Conference held in San Diego, CA. Solara was recognized for its steadfast partnership, commitment to excellence, and overall support of Marriott’s service brands. To qualify for this distinguished recognition award winners must exceed several performance thresholds and criteria including superior guest service, brand excellence and development.
“We are truly honored to receive this recognition not only for our service but for our commitment to each one of our guests,” said Clancy Cipkala, President and CEO of Solara Hospitality, based in Columbia, SC. “There are only a handful of management companies that are part of this elite group and we are proud of our hardworking associates and partners who have helped us achieve this success.”
Solara Hospitality believes in being the light and warmth of hospitality while taking care of our associates; that sets ourselves apart and gives our guests a delightful experience at our hotels. By utilizing the passion and dedication of each associate along with the knowledge and drive of its partners, Solara hospitality's award winning properties offer an elevated level of customer service. Solara currently manages four Marriott-branded hotels in South Carolina: Residence Inn Columbia/Harbison, TownePlace Suites Columbia/Harbison, Residence Inn Columbia West/Lexington, Courtyard North Charleston, as well as one in development. Solara has developed over 30 hotels in the Southeast United States and won numerous brand and state awards including 2017 SC Hotelier of the Year and Hotel of the Year within the Marriott & Choice brands.